The Johns Hopkins Gazette: March 5, 2001
Mar 5-12

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Tues., March 6, 4:15 p.m. "From Surface Science to New Catalysis--Examples from Ketene and Epoxide Synthesis," a Chemistry colloquium with Mark Barteau, University of Delaware; 233 Remsen. HW

Wed., March 7, 4 p.m. "Neuroendocrine Control of Parental Behavior: A Bird-Brained View," a Psychology colloquium with John Buntin, Universty of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; 234 Ames. HW

Wed., March 7, 5 p.m. "A Nanosecond Glimpse at Protein Dynamics," a Biology colloquium with Ludwig Brand; Mudd Lecture Hall. HW

Fri., March 9, 2 p.m. "Security Enhanced Linux," a colloquium with Peter Loscocco, NSA; Kossiakoff Center. APL Program simulcast to 218 Maryland Hall (Instructional Television Facility) on the Homewood campus.

Mon., March 12, 3 p.m. "Virology, Public Health and the Management of Risk: Yellow Fever Vaccine, France, USA, Brazil," a History of Science, Medicine and Technology colloquium with Ilana Lowy, CERMES; Seminar Room, 3rd floor, Welch Medical Library. JHMI



Thurs., March 8, and Sat., March 10, 8 and 10:30 p.m. JHU Film Series presentation of Joel and Ethan Coen's O Brother, Where Art Thou? $3. For more information, or schedule updates, call 410-516-8666 or visit /~jhufilm/fest. Shriver Hall. HW



Thurs., March 8, noon. "Copyright and the Online World: Unequal Protection Under the Law," a Welch Library lecture by Elizabeth Kirk. Part of the series "Information Tools for Science and Medicine." W1214 SPH. JHMI

Fri., March 9, 4 p.m. The Vernon B. Mountcastle Lecture--"Neural Mechanisms of Copying Figures" by Apostolos Georgopoulos, University of Minnesota Medical School; WBSB Auditorium. JHMI

Fri., March 9, 4 p.m. "Die Wiederholung, Die Das Echo Ist," a German lecture by Bettine Menke, University of Erfurt, Germany; 238 Gilman. HW

Mon., March 12, 7 p.m. "The Future of Women's Health," a Prehealth lecture by Harold Fox. Part of the AED series, "What the Future Holds," sponsored by Preprofessional Programs. Garrett Room, MSE Library. HW



Tues., March 6, noon. Midday Performance by jazz ensemble L3, performing free-form jazz and works by Monk and Davis. Sponsored by Cultural Affairs. Hurd Hall. JHMI

Wed., March 7, 7:30 p.m. Peabody Chamber Winds performing music by Gabrieli, Hartley, Mendelssohn/ Garrett and Bird. $16, $8 for senior citizens, $5 for students with I.D. 410-659-8124. Griswold Hall. Peabody

Thurs., March 8, 7:30 p.m. Peabody Preparatory Faculty Recital, featuring Troy Stuart, cello; Amy Klosterman, piano; David Drosinos, clarinet; Arnold Irshai, bassoon; Irina Lande, piano; and the New York Guitar Quartet (Leon Bernardyn, J. Andrew Dickenson, J. Scott Matejicka and Paul Martin Wu); Leakin Hall. Peabody

Sat., March 10, 8:30 p.m. "Halle-luya," annual Jewish a cappella festival, featuring JHU's Ketzev, and guest groups Boston University's Kol Echad and the Jewish Chapel Choir of West Point. Admission is free, but a donation of canned food is requested. Schafler Auditorium, Bloomberg. HW

Sun., March 11, 7:30 p.m. Recital by the winner of the William Marbury Violin Competition. Admission is free, but tickets are required. 410-659-8124. Griswold Hall. Peabody



Sat., March 10, 9:30 a.m. School of Nursing Spring Open House for students interested in undergraduate, master's, post-master's, doctoral and certificate nursing programs. Representatives from faculty, admissions, financial aid, student body, U.S. military, U.S. Peace Corps, U.S. Public Health Service and ROTC will be available. 410-955-7548. Pinkard Bldg. JHMI



Mon., March 5, 12:15 p.m. "Sister Chromatids: Derivation and Destination in the Chromosome Cycle," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with Forrest Spencer; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., March 5, 4 p.m. "New Insights into Tropospheric Ozone from Satellites," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Anne Thompson, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center; 305 Olin. HW

Mon., March 5, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience--"Control of Spatial Attention Revealed by Rapid Event Related fMRI" with Jens Schwarzbach. Sponsored by the Zanvyl Krieger Mind/Brain Institute. 338 Krieger. HW

Mon., March 5, 4 p.m. "Evolvability of Emerging Viruses" a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with Donald Burke. W2030 SPH. JHMI

Mon., March 5, 4 p.m. "Mysteries of Male and Female in North America," a History seminar with Mary Ryan, University of California, Berkeley; 315 Gilman. HW

Tues., March 6, noon. "Functions of Keratin Polymers in Epithelia," a Biological Chemistry seminar with Pierre Coulombe; 612 Physiology. JHMI

Tues., March 6, noon. "Probing the Mechanisms of Cytokinesis Using Dictyostelium," a Cell Biology and Anatomy seminar with Douglas Robinson, Stanford University; 303 WBSB. JHMI

Wed., March 7, 8:15 a.m. "Challenges of a Flu Trial," a Center for Clinical Trials seminar with Robert Wise; W2030 SPH. JHMI

Wed., March 7, noon. "The Practice of Memory as Alternative History," a Sociology seminar with Mahua Sarkar, SUNY, Binghamton; 526 Mergenthaler. HW

Wed., March 7, 1:30 p.m. "Chemical Genetics and Membrane Traffic," a Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry seminar with Thom Kirchhausen, Harvard Medical School; 517 PCTB. JHMI

Wed., March 7, 4 p.m. "Exploring the Molecular Details of Translation," a Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences seminar with Rachel Green; 303 WBSB. JHMI

Wed., March 7, 4 p.m. "Chemical and Biological Sensors from Nanoscale Silicon Dots and Wires," a Materials Science and Engineering seminar with Michael Sailor, University of California; 110 Maryland. HW

Thurs., March 8, 1 p.m. "Mechanisms of Spontaneous Action Potential Firing in Cerebellar Neurons," a Neuroscience research seminar with Indira Raman, Northwestern University; 811 WBSB. JHMI

Thurs., March 8, 3 p.m. "Modeling by Manipulation," a Mechanical Engineering seminar with Robert Howe, Harvard University; 110 Maryland. HW

Thurs., March 8, 4 p.m. "Role of Calcium Oscillations in Mammalian Egg Activation," a Reproductive Biology seminar with Tom Ducibella; 240 Phipps. JHMI

Thurs., March 8, 4 p.m. "Spectral Associative Memories," an Electrical and Computer Engineering seminar with Ron Spencer, Texas A&M University; 117 Barton. HW

Thurs., March 8, 4 p.m. "Inverse Genomics for Gene Discovery in Cancer and Infectious Diseases," a Biology seminar with Flossie Wong-Staal; 100 Mudd. HW

Thurs., March 8, 4 p.m. "Semismooth Matrix-Valued Functions," a Mathematical Sciences seminar with Jie Sun, National University of Singapore (visiting MIT); 304 Whitehead. HW

Thurs., March 8, 4 p.m. "Backstage with Serf Actors in Russian Theater," a History seminar with Richard Stites, Georgetown University; 315 Gilman. HW

Fri., March 9, 11 a.m. "Cellular Responses to Endotoxin," a Center for Childhood Asthma in the Urban Environment seminar with Gary Hunninghake, University of Iowa; W6015 SPH. JHMI

Fri., March 9, noon. "Intellectual Property and Fair Use in the Digital Age," an Information Security Institute policy seminar with Fred Koenigsberg, White and Case and chief counsel, Music Publishers Association; Leakin Hall. Peabody

Fri., March 9, 12:15 p.m. "Taking Community-Based Interventions to Scale in Nepal," a Health and Child Survival Fellows Program seminar with Lyndon Brown, USAID; W2030 SPH. JHMI

Sat., March 10, 11 a.m. "Sculpting a New Image," a seminar on new techniques for cosmetic surgery procedures, with Craig Vander Kolk. Sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Cosmetic Center. To R.S.V.P., call 410-583-7180. Suite 125, Pavilion 2. Green Spring Station

Mon., March 12, 12:15 p.m. "Genetics and Genomics of Aging," a Carnegie Institution of Washington Embryology seminar with David Schlessinger, NIH/NIA-IRP Triad Center; Seminar Room, 115 W. University Pkwy. HW

Mon., March 12, 4 p.m. The David Bodian Seminar in Neuroscience --"Information Theory and Neural Coding" by Don Johnson, Rice University. Sponsored by the Krieger Mind/Brain Institute. 338 Krieger. HW

Mon., March 12, 4 p.m. "Regional-Scale Air Quality Analysis in the Eastern United States: A Policy-Relevant Analysis," an Earth and Planetary Sciences seminar with Prasad Kasibhatla, Duke University; 305 Olin. HW

Mon., March 12, 4 p.m. "DNA Crosslinking and Repair," a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology seminar with O. Michael Colvin, Duke University Medical Center; W2030 SPH. JHMI



Tues., March 6, 5 p.m. "Health Care Reform: Opportunities and Challenges," a presentation by health care activist Quentin Young. Sponsored by the Maryland Committee to Defend Health Care and the Baltimore City Chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility. Hurd Hall. JHMI

Wed., March 7, noon. Baltimore Architecture Foundation public forum: architect Steve Ziger discusses the design of the new Hopkins Downtown Center and other Ziger/Snead projects. 410-962-0241. Bring a brown bag lunch. Downtown Center, Charles and Fayette streets.

Wed., March 7, noon. "Errors in the Script," a reading by Greg Williamson, from his second published poetry collection. Part of the Wednesday Noon Series sponsored by Special Events. Shriver Hall. HW

Greg Williamson, senior lecturer in the Writing Seminars, will give a reading of his poetry on March 7.

Thurs., March 8, 8 p.m. 2001 Symposium on Foreign Affairs--"Social Capital, Globalization and Development" with Francis Fukuyama, author of The End of History and the Last Man. This year's theme: "Interconnections: The Interaction of Developed and Developing Nations." Schafler Auditorium, Bloomberg. HW



Fri., March 9, 4 p.m. Women's Lacrosse, vs. William & Mary. HW

Sat., March 10, 1 p.m. Men's Lacrosse, vs. Hofstra. HW

Sun., March 11, 1 p.m. Women's Lacrosse, vs. Lehigh. HW



Fri., March 9, and Sat., March 10, 8 p.m., and Sun., March 11, 2:15 p.m. Faith Healer, a Theatre Hopkins production. Admission is $12 on Friday evening, $15 on Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon. 410-516-7159. Merrick Barn. HW



Tues., March 6, 3:30 p.m. Stress Management Workshop, sponsored by the Counseling Center. No advance registration required. 410-516-8278. West Wing, Merryman Hall. HW